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Google squashes Android 5.0 Lollipop battery-drain bug

The bug was reported by developers with Nexus 5 smartphones but has been resolved just as the updated mobile operating system begins to trickle out.

By November 6, 2014

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By November 14, 2014

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Appliance Science: The Clean Chemistry of Laundry Detergents

How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.

By January 20, 2015

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Rapere: The drone that hunts other drones

A team of commercial drone developers are creating a drone whose sole purpose is to seek, intercept and destroy other drones.

By January 14, 2015

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How to see which apps drain the battery most in Mavericks

The programs you use will drain your laptop's battery at different rates. Here is how to quickly find the greediest in OS X Mavericks.

By November 4, 2013

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.

By January 9, 2015

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NASA spots massive outburst from our very own black hole

Its root cause still undetermined, a huge X-ray flare from the Milky Way's center has made NASA scientists sit up and take notice.

By January 6, 2015

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Disable 'tilt to wake' on Android Wear

Tired of the screen on your smartwatch lighting up every time you lift your arm? You can now disable it.

By December 23, 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014